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they are going to label us morally conditioned human beings unworthy of debate. >> ben schapiro will take your comments live starting at noon. then the civil rights leader john lewis. for biographer kitty kelley, and december 1, christina hoff sommers. 5, in depth. . book tv on c-span2 >> now a discussion on the public health care system and whether it can handle a disaster, man-made or disaster. among those representatives of the center for disease control and prevention. this is 40 minutes. >> good afternoon. i am with the alliance for health reform, and i want to welcome you on behalf of our board of directors on this program on how well america is prepared to deal with natural and man-made disasters. an intellectual exercise. i want to steal a sentence written by one of our panelists. a couple years ago, transmitting a plan for public health preparedness and response, dr. recent natural disasters. last five years alone, national and global health security have been stripped -- have been threatened. the deep water oil spill, the the japaneseake, tsunami and radiation release. that is a brea
>> we are standing inside a two- --ry log cap and from 1856 cap and from 1846. to let us know that she does that like it one bit. she found it crude and homely. make the best of it. she would want to be the masters of her own home. she just but he could have built something as nice as whitehaven and was perturbed that her father had talked grand log structure. she would have had fine china. comfortable chairs. a broad table. at this point she would have had had by people eating in his dining room. is that thistant represents the very first home together. she will gain a great deal of confidence as a wife and mother and it starts here. >> this week, the encore presentation of "first ladies," influence and image. this week, julia grant through caroline harrison. we can night all this week at 9:00 p.m. eastern. weeknights all this week at 9:00 p.m. eastern. >> on friday, amy klobuchar spoke to constituents. she's the first democratic 2016ul to visit iowa 48 presidential campaign. this is about 45 minutes. [applause] that is some big shoes to follow. the party respects women acros
. >> there are some folks who want to tackle by us. bias, so what advice would you give? >> tackling universities is a big challenge, and one thing we have to do is acknowledge there createblems and try to alternatives. bookt them educated in clubs. tohink it is important provide and foster the outrnatives, so those reach and invite them to your meetings and get engaged with them and front.t they do on that i think that is important. have mitch daniels, the head of perdue university. i am excited to see if he can turn that to a market leader for ideas and for changing tings at universities across the country. of indianahairman here? why don't you tell the group what the governor did today. >> yesterday was my first day as state chairman. i served in the last 14 and a , first as state treasurer and then as state today they named an african-american council member from indiana as my replacement as a new state auditor. the governor made that announcement in the statehouse. >> scott, and then we are going to open it up to questions and comments. you know we want to get involved at a community level.
is the president that the current military government of egypt may use access to the suez canal as a bargaining tool? >> i have not seen that prospect raised. suffice to say we value the working relationship we have with the egyptians, a relationship that goes back decades, the we have been concerned by some of the steps taken by the interim government to not follow through their commitment to transition back to a democratically elected civilian government. we have made those concerns pretty clear not just of them in private conversations, but to all of you in public announcements of the president and other senior administration officials. >> how much support does the president intend to receive from nato allies and regional allies as he moves to perhaps other initiatives? >> related to egypt? what i would say is that obviously these other countries will be making a determination on their own about their own national security interests. because you are talking about allies, it is reasonable to assume those interests will largely overlap. we have been and will be consulting with allies as they c
and doing things for others i think is very important. one thing i wanted us to brainstorm together in addition to some external places and spaces we can create, i think there is some internal spaces that we can -- that we can build and nourish through things like spoken word, giving victims and the people around them restored sense of voice. obviously, journals, theater, music. there are a limitless set of options. i think one thing that has been very effective for me in working with the victims of trauma has been to have them not only write their own stories -- someone gave me a book yesterday that was a very good book from what i have been able to see called "sold." it was perhaps for young adults. it is about a girl who was trafficked from nepal and it was very powerful. i want to see the young adults themselves writing the stories. it is an amazing way for people of every age to begin that process. or perhaps they can take a story -- what i have my students do is change the endings of stories. it gives them a sense of empowerment, helps them to recognize that they can alter wha
's schedule this week. deputyjoined by the white house editor for politico. start us off with this bus to or in -- this bus tour. educationis on higher issues but he will be talking about other issues as well? republicans are coming up now very quickly. this particular spring is going to be focused on colleges. he's going to take care of upstate new york. he is going to be stopping in president biden -- in vice president biden's hometown on friday. host: he has made a few other proposals already, including one on corporate tax reform for stimulus dollars. where has that gagne go where have some of these proposals see, thist: as you tourist taken him across the country. -- this two were is taken him across the country. proposal will take the form of executive actions that the president can take on his own without congressional approval. other proposals that he is running by congress -- we are not expecting any particular action from this congress. this covers the full spectrum of the economic agenda, including healthcare spending, student loans, home costs. and all of the different arra
that could mean for the united states. thank you, dr. khan. a comprehensive and useful picture of what is going on. to thegoing to turn director of emergency preparedness for louisiana public health. the center ofat coordinating agencies that are disasters of various types. she has a background in health administration. during theund katrina days, and she has been with the department for over 20 years. we are pleased to have you with us today. >> can you hear me? good afternoon. i i was one of the last panelist picked up. my strength is operations. usually i am never at a loss for words. could tell me the problem is katrina. recently tropical storm isaac last year, so so many concerns we have, if you said, how are we going to evacuate half of our coast line in 38 hours. i know who to go to. i know how long it is going to take. how many states can be evacuated or not? how many will be federal assistance? i can tell you. all of a sudden i find myself not coming up with words or , andus about what to say we are asking for your help to advocate because of the things i know, because of oper
america's gilded capital." thanks for joining us. [captioning performed by the national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2013] for free transcripts or two give us comments about this program, and-a-.org. q- " programs are also available as a podcast. next, a discussion of republican outreach efforts with rnc chairman reince priebus . then minnesota center mf global -- amy klobuchar giving of fundraiser in iowa. after that, another chance to see "q&a" with author mark cleavage. vitch.bo quick there are two ways that you pay for localism, local content. you pay through an advertising model, the historic model, or now a growing stream, retransmission consent. it will find its level like any market. right now it sees itself far more for it content than it pays to broadcasters, and the truth of the matter is our content is the one the people watched the most. you look at 100 talkshows any of them are94 broadcast content. so, it is worth something. and it is important that we fight and win this battle on transmission consent because candidly it is
post" created a bootleg index. >>> friends with everybody in this book. >> i used to be. >> one thing he wrote, he said politico, mike allen, it's driving comp p conversation. >> it was a wet fettucini slap as opposed to a punch. >> everybody is talking about the book because they think they're in it -- or afraid they're in it. >> why is so afraid of this book? >> what you see there is done before anyone had seen the book. the speculation of this took on a life of its own. and, look, i mean, it's nice to have a book that people are talking about and obviously what happens is people focus on who's up, who's down. who looks worse. what news is broken, what nuggets are out there. but hopefully i don't want the people to miss the more serious point which is that washington is doing very well in a guilded age in some ways while the rest of the country has suffered. >> any reaction to what kind of reaction you've had to the book? surprised about any of it? >> not really. i mean, look, when you write a book, i mean, a lot can go wrong. it's sort of the way i approach the world. i have -- i'm
class, which is a term that tom coburn uses. it is used to describe the impermanent of washington. a lot of elected officials go on to become lobbyists and consultants. frankly, life is pretty good inside the belt. >> let's watch this. >> "this town." >> mark leibovitch. >> "this town." >> d.c. is described as inflated by big-money. a humanor schumer -- ladle in the local soap celebration buffet. wow, mark. all kinds of reaction. taking down the preening egos of this town. the washington post. is no index.re we cannot find out what is going on in this work. >> this book was so widely anticipated in washington as a screaming indictment. >> washington has created a bull leg index. index.otleg cawley callie dr. suggested the notion of the composition -- >> everyone is talking about the book. everybody thinks they are in it. >> why are people that you wrote about so happy about this book? me.eats what is interesting, a lot of what you are seeing there was done before we saw the book. the speculation took on a life of its own. look. it is nice to have a book the bull are talking about, and ob
, hey, this is a first line. you should use this. he suggested that i tack it on. i thought about it. i thought it was a little crass at first. but it worked, so i give full credit to. >> one of the people you write about is tom brokaw. here is tom brokaw, brian williams, and bruce springsteen. >> he would come to work every morning as though he had just won the lottery the day before. he was determined to take advantage of this good fortune he could not quite believe. we were all recipients of its might. >> we all did a guided tour of tim's hearts. >> there was a guy in a crisp white shirt. it says that he smiled. >> tell us more why tim russert, who you call the mayor of the city, got the official watch? >> i think the reason the death got my attention was the respect. it is general for or ronald reagan. he lived at the nexus of media. power, money. you needed tim russert. when he died in june 2008, it was an inflection point. it could be the media and politics. the epic general election campaign which resulted in barack obama getting elected. the internet -- really it was the first c
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